Sr Corporate Auditor

Location : 3200 Fruit Ridge Ave, Walker, MI 49544

Who We Are:

Challenge is a leading employee-owned tier 1 supplier of complex metal assemblies for the global automotive industry. Challenge fosters a culture of collaboration, diversity, and innovation. We believe the best ideas come from individual unique perspectives. These ideas combined with the teamwork of industry experts allow us to accomplish any challenge. Our team members take pride in the work we do every day and they are the true driving force in our operations.

Challenge is proud to be one of the largest employee-owned automotive companies in North America. One of the many benefits of joining the Challenge team is the ESOP program. This program allows Challenge to give shares of the Company to all employee-owners annually. These shares are an additional retirement benefit that will continue to grow during your time at Challenge. Being part of an ESOP means our employee-owners share in Challenge’s success!

Challenge is #PeoplePowered and #EmployeeOwned !

Who We Want:

We are looking for a Senior Internal Auditor to join the Corporate Internal Audit Department for a rapidly growing company. The role involves reporting directly to the Senior Manager of Corporate Internal Audit and working closely with department executives and the Chief Executive Officer.  The ideal candidate will have proven experience identifying critical risk and a strong ability in providing solutions leading to operational performance enhancements. This is a position that requires an ability to work in a fast-paced agile environment, have excellent research and analysis skills, and be able to effectively communicate across business levels. 

Pay Range: 70-90k annually based on experience

What You Need to Have:

  • Participate in special projects or ad-hoc assignments as assigned by the Senior Manager of Corporate Internal Audit
  • Working closely with legal, will perform fraud investigations and other special projects focused on compliance with human resource requirements, ethics, and security
  • Using a combination of data analytics and knowledge from working closely with key stakeholders and executive management, design and implement controls to reduce identified risks
  • Develop and map process flows and controls to understand their impact on downstream processes, reporting, and metrics
  • Planning and executing audits which include reviews of new and enhanced system implementations, process modifications, and compliance and conformance capabilities
  • Create and manage effective remediation plans in response to audit discoveries
  • Assist in planning a comprehensive yet agile, risk-based, internal audit plan
  • Perform reporting which provides root cause analysis and solutions to management
  • Stay up to date with changes in laws, regulations, and industry best practices to ensure audit activities remain relevant and effective

What You Need to Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience in internal auditing or related position, preferably in manufacturing
  • Good understanding of internal controls, risk management, and compliance
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, inventory management, and cost accounting preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley requirements a plus but not required
  • Self-motivated and solution focused
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Word and PowerPoint
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Professional certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or other relevant certifications are preferred but not required

What We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.